WHY CORTEX

Conduct Your SOC with Confidence

Our cloud-delivered security solutions provide the visibility, scale, automation and intelligence you need to stop breaches before they happen.

Cortex reimagines SecOps to stop successful attacks

Breaks down security silos

Breaks down security silos

Cortex XDR eases every step of detection and response by gathering and integrating security data from any source.

Plays well with others

Plays well with others

Cortex XSOAR jumpstarts your automation journey with the world’s most comprehensive SOAR marketplace.

Delivers internet scale

Delivers internet scale

Cortex Xpanse scans 5.4 billion IP addresses in as little as 45 minutes to uncover gaps before adversaries do.

Outsmarts attackers with AI

Outsmarts attackers with AI

Cortex solutions use advanced machine learning and analytics to detect advanced threats and automate investigations.

Recognized by leading analysts

Leader in The Forrester Wave™

Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Software as a Service, 2021

According to the report, the Palo Alto Networks XDR strategy “is the most comprehensive in this study, offering threat prevention, detection and access controls spanning endpoint, IoT, network and cloud apps.”

2020 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for XSOAR

Overall leader in the 2020 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for XSOAR

Cortex XSOAR is a state-of-the-art SOAR platform that integrates with not only Palo Alto Networks tools, but hundreds of the most common security applications on the market today.

Leader in The Forrester Wave™

Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Providers 2020

According to the Forrester report, “Palo Alto Networks has a complete toolkit for Zero Trust… to deliver Zero Trust everywhere—on premises, in the data center and in cloud environments.”

Proven best-in-class protection

MITRE ATT&CK Evaluations

Cortex XDR delivered the best combined prevention and detection in MITRE ATT&CK Round 3, with 100% protection against attacks and 97% visibility.

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AV-Comparatives EPR 2020

Cortex XDR was awarded the highest certification level available, Strategic Leader, in the AV-Comparatives Endpoint Prevention and Response (EPR) test.

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A SANS Review of Cortex XDR

“We found Palo Alto Networks' Cortex XDR to be an extremely powerful platform that, when deployed throughout the enterprise, offers a holistic view to an enterprise.

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“The Cortex XDR agent is the best on the market for attacks.”

Automation Manager, Manufacturing Industry

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“Overall experience with Expander has been outstanding… [It] has given us better insight and information on our perimeter.”

Cybersecurity Analyst, Finance Industry

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“Happy we switched from CrowdStrike Falcon to Cortex XDR!”

IT Operations Manager, Manufacturing Industry

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Harness the power of AI and automation

FEATURED CASE STUDY

State of North Dakota unifies security with Cortex XDR

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Race Against Time with Cortex

Join “Race Against Time,” a thrilling, simulated attack scenario where Cortex specialists walk through the steps your SOC team needs to take in the first 24 hours of a breach.